Longtime U.S. broadcaster Hugh Downs dead at 99

Hugh Downs, whose congeniality and authoritative fashion authorized him to transfer between the world of games displays and U.S. community news, has died at the age of 99.

Downs died of all-natural brings about Wednesday night time at home in Scottsdale, Ariz., said his fantastic-niece, Molly Shaheen.

The U.S. broadcaster hosted the recreation demonstrate Concentration and the ABC News demonstrate twenty/twenty during a radio and television vocation of extra than sixty decades.

His television get the job done ranged from Nowadays, NBC’s early morning news demonstrate, to Tonight, working with Jack Paar. In 1985, the Guinness Ebook of

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